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March 14, 2002

Buell Motorcycle Has Recalled 2002 Buell M2L, S3T, M2, X1

(SafetyAlerts) -  Buell Motorcycle Company Has Recalled 2002 Buell M2L, S3T, M2, X1 because these motorcycles were built with a front shock mount that is cracked and could break.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 387

Dates of Manufacture: September – November 2001

Defect: These motorcycles were built with a front shock mount that is cracked and could break, allowing the suspension to drop unexpectedly. This could cause a loss of control of the motorcycle.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the broken shock mount. The manufacturer reported that owner notification was expected to begin during February 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buell at 1-414-342-4680.

[NHTSA Recall No. 02V003/Buell Recall No. 0824]

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when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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